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Top Ten good-to-know facts about Wine.

Top Ten good-to-know facts about wine. 10. Lucy no longer squashes the grapes. 9. They’re called “concord grapes;” don’t call them “redskins.” 8. Several studies have shown that a glass of wine a day lowers cholesterol. And six...

Back at it with Breaking Benjamin

Breaking Benjamin took the stage in northeastern Pennsylvania for the first time since 2010 last Friday night at the first of two sold-out shows at the Gator Pub in Luzerne (formerly Brews Brothers West and The VooDoo Lounge). The Wilkes-Barre based band who recently...

Up Close: Jamie Hannigan

An Artful Eye Web designer and recreational art engineer Jamie Hannigan excels in producing unique and innovative book sculptures, jewelry and photography. Her book sculptures remain her main focus these days and it’s no wonder really. They are something not too many...

Bartender: Emmy Gontarski

NAME: Emmy Gontarski BAR: Dooley’s Pub & Eatery, Old Forge FAVORITE DRINK: “An Emmy” — Grape vodka, Sprite and cranberry juice. Served in a pint glass over ice....

The Leonard is here!

The Leonard is here! Renovate downtown venue looks to make its mark on the Scranton Scene Patrons of the many establishments on Adams Avenue in Scranton have gazed upon an empty façade for years. The shuttered Moonshine Theatre only hosted a few performances before...

HEADPHONES

Assorted Declarations from Editor Tom Graham   The Apple of My Eye and the U2 in My Personal space At least it’s not a free @Fergie record lurking inside your device. #itcouldbeworse #freeU2 U2’s Bono is a charitable man. Over the years, he’s lent his support to...

THE HAUNT SPOT: Terror Behind the Walls & Fright Factory

A WEEKLY REVIEW OF NEARBY HAUNTED ATTRACTIONS BY SCARE-SEEKER JOE ROVINSKY   This week’s review: 2014 Terror Behind the Walls. 2027 Fairmount Ave., Philadelphia. easternstate.org/Halloween Terror Behind the Walls is a major haunted attraction which takes place...

Screens

Opening this week The Boxtrolls Voices of Ben Kingsley, Jared Harris With The Boxtrolls, the company that used stop-animation to wow audiences with Coraline and ParaNorman turn their meticulously crafted attention to Alan Snow’s children’s book Here be Monsters. In...

Things to do in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

Fun on the Hill The Abington Area Joint Recreation Board (AAJRB) together with the Greater Scranton YMCA present the third annual Harvest Moon Fest at Hillside Park, 1188 Winola Road, South Abington. This year’s free event takes place this Sunday, Sept. 28, from noon...

Live Music in Scranton / Wilkes-Barre

Thursday, Sept. 25 Bar on Oak, Pittston — The Tones Breakers @ Mohegan Sun, Wilkes-Barre — Karaoke, Karaoke Contest Chestnut Street Tavern, Dunmore — DJ Deborah Glass Wine Bar & Bistro, Hawley — John Curtain (6-9 p.m.) Irish Wolf Pub, Scranton — Comedy Open Mic...

Concerts in Scranton / Wilkes-Barre

Concerts in The 570 and beyond F.M. Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre Tickets: (570) 826-1100 The Wailers, Oct. 10 Slapstick Sonata, Oct. 24 Badlands — A Tribute to the Music of Bruce Springsteen, Oct. 25 Umphrey’s McGee, Oct. 30 DooWop Spectacular, Vol. 7, Nov. 1 360 All...

Sounds

FLIGHTS OF FANCY BLEACHERS — Strange Desire THE GOOD: Jack Antonoff, mastermind of Fun, starts a new band and calls it Bleachers. THE BAD: Fun isn’t finished, so it’s difficult to look at Strange Desire as little more than an accomplished side project. Maybe forget...

Around Town

Tiger Jaw at Gallery Of SoundMoonshine Mixerec-craft-brewfest-fallSUZE at Jazz CafeBartender Samm Yeakelturkuaz-show-at-jazzBartender Morgan Bretzbartender-cassidy-nashBartender Caitlin McGrathrain-at-scranton-cultural-centerFall Out Boy / ParamoreBartender-Kayla-Flynna-fire-with-friendsPittston Paddy Parade 2014ROCK 107 Birthday Bashabstract-peoplebartender-jeri-bennettbartender-amber-gurkebartender-sierra-regainBartender Lauren SicilianoParade Day 2014Bartender Mary BogertGasoline Audi R8bartender-courtney-mackrell

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